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Firefox OS: An introduction

Firefox OS: An introduction

Short introduction to Firefox OS' philosophy, features and objectives.

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Sergi Mansilla

February 14, 2013
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  1. Firefox OS An introduction Sergi Mansilla, February 2013 Thursday, February

    14, 13
  2. An introduction s @sergimansilla Thursday, February 14, 13

  3. Mobile today Write once, run...once Di!erent APIs Di!erent languages Di!erent

    stores Thursday, February 14, 13
  4. ‘Native’ apps vs web apps Great while it lasted It’s

    time to move on The gap is gone Thursday, February 14, 13
  5. Firefox OS? New mobile OS Leverages open web WebAPI standards

    No walled gardens Thursday, February 14, 13
  6. Why should I care as a user? Device independence Thursday,

    February 14, 13
  7. Why should I care as a user? No need to

    repurchase Higher quality apps No brand discrimination Device independence Thursday, February 14, 13
  8. Why should I care as a developer? You already know

    this stu! Thursday, February 14, 13
  9. Why should I care as a developer? HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript

    Each site is a potential app Extreme "exibility Great tooling You already know this stu! Thursday, February 14, 13
  10. Why should I care as a developer? No developer fees

    No API breaks No need for a phone You already know this stu! Thursday, February 14, 13
  11. Opening up phones http://arewemobileyet.com Thursday, February 14, 13

  12. Developer tools Thursday, February 14, 13

  13. Developer tools https://hacks.mozilla.org/2012/12/#refox-os-simulator-1-0-is-here/ Thursday, February 14, 13

  14. Developer tools It also works on Android! Thursday, February 14,

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  15. Firefox Marketplace marketplace.!refox.com Thursday, February 14, 13

  16. Firefox Marketplace marketplace.!refox.com Thursday, February 14, 13

  17. Firefox Marketplace marketplace.!refox.com Thursday, February 14, 13

  18. Firefox Marketplace Thursday, February 14, 13

  19. Thanks! Questions? Sergi Mansilla @sergimansilla http://goo.gl/Xiv94 Thursday, February 14, 13

  20. Useful links https://addons.mozilla.org/#refox/addon/#refox-os-simulator/ sergimansilla.com/blog/promise-of-!os/ http://arewemobileyet.com/ https://wiki.mozilla.org/WebAPI http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/#refoxos/ Thursday, February 14,

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